El Rio Municipal Golf Course: Member Reviews

1400 W. Speedway Blvd.
Tuscon, AZ 85745 • (520) 791-4229




LOCAL WEATHER
Tucson, AZ (85745)
85°F
Fair
[Full Forecast]
Humidity: 47%
Wind: NNW at 3mph

Sunrise: 6:10 am
Sunset: 6:19 pm

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ALERT: Overseeding
Will be overseeding 9/29 - 10/10, reopening 10/11 and likely cart path only until 10/24.
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1. itsadryhot
Posted: 01/02/14 10:49a
Member Since: Sep 18, 2010
From: Tucson, AZ
Played here day after Christmas. The staff told me that this course, along with Fred Enke GC, received only minimal overseeding due to the budget limitations they face. The greens got a bit of oversee... Continue »
2 Likes.
Rated
2.3 Conditions
2. lafrontera11
Posted: 06/11/13 10:19a
Member Since: Jun 11, 2013
From: Tucson
This course is in great shape considering many other courses are under serious maintenance right now. The green fee is more than worth it. There are a few par fours that can be quite challenging to ... Continue »
2 Likes.
Rated
5.0 Conditions
3. mrjimmy
Posted: 05/18/13 7:30p
Member Since: Sep 29, 2012
From: Tucson
Played 5/18/13 and it's in O.K. shape. Greens ant tee boxes are really nice. Fairways at a 7 of 10 for a muni in Tucson. Rough and fairway hard to separate being mowed about the same but it's alright.... Continue »
1 Like.
Not Rated
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4. mrjimmy
Posted: 11/14/12 6:17p
Member Since: Sep 29, 2012
From: Tucson
Played on November 14th 2012- One word, DRY! looks like a summer course. Must be starting over seeding SUPER late in the season.I really enjoy this course normally. Large trees are placed strategicall... Continue »
0 Likes.
Rated
3.3 Conditions
5. airfed
Posted: 03/01/09 7:28p
Member Since: Apr 4, 2008
From: Tucson, AZ
I hold a current Tucson City Golf Resident card. I reserved this course to get some friends back in the game of golf. El Rio is a good walkable course but the rough is very bare in spots and the sand ... Continue »
0 Likes.
Rated
6.0 Conditions
6. mikelgabe
Posted: 10/13/08 10:21p
Member Since: Jun 22, 2007
From: Tucson
Played this course with a buddy last weekend (10/11) on his recommendation that conditions had improved since I first played it a couple of months ago. Conditions had improved. The course was playab... Continue »
0 Likes.
Rated
3.9 Conditions
7. mikelgabe
Posted: 08/09/08 8:08p
Member Since: Jun 22, 2007
From: Tucson
Played El Rio for the first time ever today (8/9/2008). I've never played a course in as poor a shape as it is in! Had to play "winter rules" because there was little grass on most of the fairways, ... Continue »
0 Likes.
Rated
0.8 Conditions
8. airfed
Posted: 07/02/08 6:54p
Member Since: Apr 4, 2008
From: Tucson
Trini Alvarez / El Rio. At one time, home to the Tucson Open. Lee Trevino won here. Now Tucson City Golf's First Tee complex. At the time of this writing, (2 Jul 08) they are updating the range comple... Continue »
0 Likes.
Not Rated
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Playing Conditions
2.33
Poor
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NEARBY COURSES & ALERTS

PRACTICE FACILITIES
- Driving Range: YES (mats)
- Practice Chipping: YES
- Practice Putting: YES